The Winkfield tracking station designed to track the UK1 satellite.
Location: Berkshire, England / Great Britain
Various panning GV. of the complex system of tracking aerials at the Winkfield Minitrack Station where they hope to track the path of UK1 satellite.
Various shots of the vast control system at Winkfield Minitrack Station, coverage shows the master tracking console punched tape machine and tracking data recorder digital clock and master timing command transmitter triggering "Yagi" aerial, a teleprinter with the direct link with Spacon. Day and night
MS. Calibration camera, an important part of the minitrack system. MS. The highly pronged "Yagi" aerials. LS. The control hut by day and night.
Note: The clapper board is repeatedly seen throughout the film.